Monday, 31 August 2015


Sharapova Withdraws From US Open

Maria Sharapova, who had missed the entire lead-up season because of a right leg injury, withdrew from the US Open on Sunday. She would have been the No.3 seed.


Fayose Catches Late Comers Red Handed In Ekiti State Cilvil Service..

According to what was posted Gov Fayose arrived unannounced at the Ekiti state civil service and just as some late comers were arriving,they ran into him and went down on their knees begging.

Bono Of U2 Rock Band Visits Femi Kuti

Bono of U2 rock band last week visited Femi Kuti at the new Afrika Shrine. He was in company of Waje when he visited the shrine during the day, but came back alone at night to watch Femi play as seen in the photo above. See his day time visit photos after the cut.

Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara kidnapped yesterday in PH by gunmen

According to reports, popular Vanguard newspaper columnist and broadcaster, Donu Kogbara, was kidnapped from her home in the Nkpogu area of Port Harcourt early Sunday morning, August 30 by gun men who drove in a CRV SUV.

Nigeria's Basketball team, D'Tigers win first continental title

Photos: Rwandan pastor forces all members of his congregation to convert to Islam

On Tuesday, August 25, a Rwandan pastor, Salim Mikdad, conducted what is arguably the largest conversion of Christians to Islam after he successfully got all 480 members of his congregation to switch faiths, Africa Metro reports.

Notting Hill Carnival explodes!!!!!

Notting Hill Carnival 2015 revellers ignore downpour warnings

Hundreds of thousands of revellers have descended on the streets of west London for the Notting Hill Carnival, today and tomorrow.

Kanye West announces he's running for president in 2020

Kanye West announces he's running for President in 2020 at MTV VMAs

Kanye West announced he was running for president in 2020 during the MTV VMAs on Sunday. 

Sunday, 30 August 2015

38 virgins killed in bus crash on their way to King of Swaziland's wife choosing ceremony

A road accident in Swaziland has killed 38 girls and seriously injured 20 others who were on their way to a traditional ceremony where King Mswati III can choose a new wife, pro-democracy activists reported.
The accident happened on Friday night when their open truck smashed into a car on the road between the tiny kingdom's two main cities, Mbabane and Manzini, en route to the traditional Reed Dance.

Chad executes 10 Boko Haram suspects by firing squad today

According to security sources, Chad executed 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram by firing squad today August 29th, just a day after they were sentenced on terrorism charges. "They were shot this morning at the Massaguet firing range,” one of the sources revealed.

Two Sisters To Be Raped In Indian As Punishment For Their Brother’s Crime

Two sisters in India, one of whom is only 15-years-old, have been "sentenced" to rape as "punishment" after their brother had an affair with a married woman. An unelected all-male village council in Baghpat district, Uttar Pradesh, ordered that Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her teenage sister will also be paraded through the streets naked, with blackened faces, as they are made to pay the price for their brother's alleged transgressions.

Italian Captures Biggest CATFISH Ever Seen, Weighs 280 Pounds


Mikel Obi Secretly Fathers Two Children- UK Media Reveals has revealed that Chelsea Star, Mikel Obi has secretly fathered two children. Mikel Fathers a boy who is 4 at the moment and another one, who is just 1- a girl. According to them the 28-year old player is responsible for his children. He had a relationship with the first woman that bore his first child, a son now 4, but the other one was more or less a fling.


Nigerian Mother Let Off £145,000 NHS Bill After Birth Of Quintuplets

A NHS hospital failed to chase up a bill of £145,000 it should have charged a Nigerian woman who had quintuplets after travelling to Britain.

Horror at Atlanta stadium as baseball fan plunges 50ft to his death

Turner Field spectator dies after falling from upper deck at Yankees-Braves game

The spectator reportedly plunged over a balcony during the seventh inning of the game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Witnesses said EMTs were performing CPR on the man after the fall onto the concrete at field level.

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Nigerian University Lecturer Caught In Female Hostel Disguised With A Veil

A lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria was apprehended Sunday night at a private female hostel in Samaru, Zaria.
Daily Trust gathered yesterday that the lecturer disguised by wearing Hijab (veil) and attempted to sneak into the hostel before he was intercepted.


Inmate gets arrested again after refusing to leave jail

An Arizona man arrested on alleged possession of meth apparently liked the jail in Maricopa County so much that he didn't want to leave.
David Spurlock, 29, was released on Wednesday for the drug charges, but caused trouble when he refused to vacate the premises.

Check out this dollar case cake (photo)

Check out this pot of Indomie cake (photo)

Water-charges protesters take to Dublin streets

Two major protests against water charges are underway in Dublin city centre this afternoon.
The rallies at Heuston Station and O'Connell Street are the first demonstrations on the issue in almost six months.

Friday, 28 August 2015

Nigeria-bound terror chief coming on invitation

According to a report by Daily Trust, wanted terrorist, Ahmed Al-Assir, who was arrested in Lebanon on his way to Nigeria, was coming on the invitation of a foreign company operating in the country.  Sources in Nigeria’s security circles, who spoke to Daily Trust on condition of anonymity, said the visa was issued by a Foreign Service official in Beirut based on that invitation.

Migrant death toll in meat truck rises to 71 - including three children and a baby

Migrant death toll in truck in Austria rises to 71

A people-smuggling gang abandoned the refugees at the side of an Austrian motorway after they suffocated in the back of an air-tight refrigerated lorry that usually carried frozen chicken.

After Shutting Down 40 Religious Houses, LASG Shuts Down 22 More, 3 Companies

Barely three weeks after the Lagos State Government through the State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA shut down 40 religious outfits across the state, the agency today shut down 22 more and three companies. 

Syrian man selling pens on street to feed his daughter earns $37k after picture goes viral

This is great news! More than $37k has been raised in just 11 hours to support a Syrian refugee pictured selling pens in Beirut while carrying his sleeping daughter.
In the heartbreaking images, the man offers out a handful of biros, clutching a plastic bag of more pens while his little daughter sleeps wrapped over his shoulder.
The photos of the father and child went viral after they were posted two days ago on Twitter by activist Gissur Simonarson.

Nigerian Ambassador to The U.S. Ade Adefuye has died

Nigerian Ambassador to the US, Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye has died. He died of an undisclosed ailment at a hospital in the US yesterday August 27th. He was planning to hand over to a new ambassador when he suddenly died yesterday.

Man dies of shock after confronting burglars in his home

A man 'died of shock' after confronting a gang of burglars who had just ransacked his home.
John Donoghue, 62, is thought to have suffered a massive heart attack and collapsed from the trauma of seeing the crooks.

He had just returned to home in Country Limerick, when the thieves came "flying out of the house".
It is understood he was so alarmed by the sight he died on the spot.

Prominent Indian TV Executive arrested for killing daughter

A prominent Indian TV executive, Indrani Mukerjea was arrested on Wednesday August 26 in Mumbai and accused of murdering Sheena Bora, her daughter from an earlier marriage. Mukerjea, who is the wife of Peter Mukerjea, the former CEO of Star India, is accused of ordering her driver to kill Bora and of disposing of the body three years ago. Mukerjea and the driver were charged with kidnapping, murder and destroying the evidence.
According to Indian media, before to her death in 2012, Bora was dating Rahul, one of Peter Mukerjea's sons from his previous marriage, but that Peter Mukerjea did not know that Bora was his wife's child.

Another Arik staff arrested for drug trafficking!!!!

An Arik air catering loader, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver (pictured above) has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement, NDLEA, for being an accomplice to Chika Egwu, another staff of the airline who was on Monday Aug. 24 arrested at London's Heathrow airport with 20kg of cocaine worth N100 million.

Usain Bolt is floored by scooting cameraman

Usain Bolt FLOORED by cameraman on segway after win at Beijing World Championships

Usain Bolt jogged through the line beating his clenched fists against his chest as he defeated twice drugs cheat Justin Gatlin for the second time in a week - before being taken out by a cameraman who lost control of his Segway (left).

More than 200 migrants feared dead and 200 rescued

Boat packed with migrants sinks off coast of Libya with up to 200 feared dead

The first boat, which was carrying around 50 people, capsized early yesterday followed by the second which sank while overloaded with around 400 passengers.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The truth behind the Neymar and Manchester United transfer story

Neymar: United will ihn, aber er will wohl gar nicht weg von Barcelona.

In his debut blog for Yahoo Sport, Spanish football expert Guillem Balagué looks behind the scenes at the real reasons behind the biggest transfer rumour of the summer.

With the season barely started, the latest potboiler to emanate from the Camp Nou in Barcelona is underway, namely the contract renewals – or otherwise – of its most talented stars Lionel Messi and Neymar, whose contracts finish in three years time. 

No injuries reported as flights resume at Dublin Airport after hangar fire

Flight operations have resumed at Dublin Airport after a fire broke out in a hangar.
No one was injured in the blaze which broke out in a maintenance facility at the airport shortly after 7am, forcing the runways to be closed.
Despite initial warnings that flights in and out of Dublin could be delayed by several hours, possibly up to midday, air traffic controllers were preparing to clear backlogs before 9am
The fire broke out in the roof of hangar three towards the rear of the airport grounds and it was contained in just over an hour.

Man Sues Neighbour He Had Paid To Impregnate His Wife And Failed After 72 Different ‘Attempts’

A 29 year old German man Demetrius Soupolos is suing his neighbour 34 year
old Frank Maus for breach of contract after the latter failed to impregnate his wife in 72 different attempts to do so. Soupolos had hired Maus to impregnate his former beauty queen wife Traute as he was sterile and Traute wanted a baby badly.

Pictured! Arik Crew Member Arrested With Cocaine In London

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Tuesday night stormed the headquarters of Arik Air in Ikeja Lagos following the arrest in London of a crew member of the airline for allegedly being in possession of cocaine.

The Arik crew member, identified by the anti-narcotics agency as Chika Egwu Udensi, was arrested on Monday night by operatives of the United Kingdom Border Force with 20 kilogrammes of cocaine in London.

Pit bull kills owner after she tried to save her mom from attack

A South Carolina woman has been killed by her pet pit bull after she stepped in to stop it attacking her mother.
Porsche 'Nicole' Cartee, 25, suffered fatal injuries to her head and body when she tried to fend off the dog.

Jamie Nelson, director of Spartanburg County Environmental Enforcement, said the attack occurred at a residence on Beverly Hills Drive. Nelson said the dog attacked three people.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said Porsche Nicole Cartee, was pronounced dead at the scene. Clevenger said statements from witnesses indicate Cartee suffered trauma to her body during the attack.

On Sunday, Clevenger said an examination revealed the cause of death to be dog bites to the head and body.

White House fence jumper killed by sheriff's deputy at courthouse

A man who scaled a wall of the White House 5 months ago was killed in a Pennsylvania courthouse on Tuesday after slashing a sheriff's deputy with a knife.
Curtis Smith, 33, entered the lobby of the Chester County Justice Center in West Chester shortly before noon, according to District Attorney Tom Hogan.
Gunshots rang out inside the courthouse at 201 W Market St. in West Chester, Pennsylvania around 11: 50 a.m. Tuesday after an armed man charged past metal detectors leading to a lockdown of the building.

Boy,14, held several students, teacher hostage at West Virginia school

The heroic efforts of two high school teachers helped stop a 14-year-old boy from shooting several students and a faculty member that he had taken hostage at a West Virginia high school.
The boy, who is a student at Philip Barbour High School in Philippi, West Virginia, took 29 students and a teacher hostage on Tuesday and held them at gunpoint for an hour before he agreed to negotiations, let them go and surrendered to police.

Desperate Chinese investors KIDNAP an exchange boss to get their money back

Fanya Metals Exchange founder Shan Jiuliang kidnapped by Chinese investors

Cheated Chinese investors have raided a hotel, kidnapped a rich businessman and handed him over to local police, reports said. Hundreds of angry vigilantes swarmed a luxury Shanghai hotel and seized Fanya founder Shan Jiuliang as he checked out at dawn on Saturday morning, according to the Financial Times.

Huge fire rips through hangar at Dublin Airport, forcing flights to be suspended

Dublin Airport fire forces flights to be suspended

Air traffic has resumed at Dublin Airport, after being temporarily suspended due to a fire in one of the hangars this morning. 
The alarm was raised shortly after 7.15am and a number of emergency service crews were called in to deal with the fire. 

US woman with amnesia who went missing in New Jersey 21 YEARS ago is spotted

Missing Renee LaManna seen in SC Walmart after disappearing from New Jersey

A 57-year-old New Jersey woman with amnesia who went missing more than 20 years ago after having a breakdown following a painful breakup may have been seen walking the aisles of a South Carolina Walmart, according her family and police. 
Renee LaManna of Ocean City, who vanished on January 8, 1994, was possibly spotted at a Walmart in Greenville wandering through the store and muttering to herself.

Why being a celebrity dogsbody is the job from hell

Footballer Jermain Defoe (pictured with ex Danielle Armstrong in 2012) found himself at the centre of controversy after placing a job advert for an ‘Executive Personal Assistant’ on a recruitment site

One might anticipate, when working for a Premiership footballer, having to put up with a certain amount of diva-esque behaviour. 
As a personal assistant, one might reasonably expect to have to book top restaurants, ensure a player’s Porsche is gleaming and perhaps even organise the weekly shop.
But take care of their mother? Or build them a global brand? 
These were just two of the breathtaking demands made in an advert seeking a PA for multi-millionaire Sunderland striker, Jermain Defoe, this week.

The 'dust lady' of 9/11 dies

9/11 'dust lady' Marcy Borders dies of stomach cancer from Twin Towers ash

A 42-year-old mother-of-two - the woman famously photographed covered in ash and pulverized concrete as she fled the the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and became known as the 'dust lady' - died on Monday.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Burglar Calls 911 to Report a Fire at the House She Tried to Rob

On Saturday, August 22nd, at around 9:00 p.m., 42-year-old Mary Smith was arrested after breaking into a house in Kentucky to steal prescription drugs and cigarette filters. While looking for the items, she realized that the stove was on and it might catch on fire.

Cameroonian Footballer, Leopold Angong Oben Collapse and Dies On Pitch

A 26-year-old striker for Cameroonian second division team Dynamo de Douala collapsed during a match and later died, according to Cameroon’s professional Football league.

Surprised Fashola Paid N139m For Two Boreholes? Nigeria’s MDG office Paid N154m For ONE

Nigeria’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) office spent N154.2 million to construct a single borehole in Abuja, in what appears a shocking example of contract inflation that has helped undermine the country’s ability to achieve its MDG goals, Premium Times reports.

SA pastor prays snake spirit into his members, then 'sends' them to Nigeria

"The man of God commanded the sheep to come to the front & he started demonstrating power through them. He first commanded the spirit of a snake to enter into them and commanded the spirit to show its character in them. They started moving like snakes and behaving like snakes.

Arik Air staff nabbed with cocaine at Hearthrow airport

A flight attendant with Arik Air was yesterday night arrested at Heathrow Airport, London for allegedly possessing 2.76 kilogramme of a substance suspected to be cocaine. The man has been identified as Chika Egwu Udensi. Spokesman of the airline, Mr. Ola Adebanji, in a statement released today, said the airline is presently investigating the matter.